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20 Jun 1949
  • Beaufighter and Mosquito aircraft of the Dominican Republic attacked the remaining elements of a failed Guatemalan invasion force, strafing a PBY Catalina aircraft, with fifteen soldiers aboard, which had been forced down offshore during the previous days fighting. ww2dbase [AC]
Russia
  • Filipp Golikov was awarded the Order of the Red Banner for the fourth time. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Aleksandr Vasilevsky was awarded the Order of Red Banner for the second time. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Georgy Zhukov was awarded the Order of the Red Banner for the third time. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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Lt. Gen. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, at Guadalcanal